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TikTok’s deadline comes and goes with no sale and no ban, yet

After months of wrangling, proposals, court rulings and a few extensions, a deadline set by the Trump Administration’s Treasury Department mandated a sale for TikTok by today, December 4th. The day is almost over (on the East Coast, anyway), a…

The Ravn X is a 55,000-pound drone for launching satellites

This week, a company based out of Alabama called Aevum unveiled the Ravn X, a drone designed to carry and launch satellites into low-orbit. It weighs in at approximately 55,000 pounds when it’s carrying a full payload, making it one of the hea…

Learn AWS, Cisco and CompTIA anytime with these courses

If you want to turn your passion for technology into a stable career, it’s a smart idea to learn the concepts, skills and technologies that will set you up for success in the computer and IT field. Well, that’s precisely what you can do with this bun…

The Boring Company offers a look inside a Las Vegas loop station

The Boring Company’s work in Las Vegas is starting to take shape. On Twitter, the company shared a short clip showing off one of the underground stations it’s building as part of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) loop. As you can see from…

Google brings tab search to Chromebooks with Chrome OS 87

Google is rolling out Chrome OS 87, which includes the recently revealed tab search feature. You can access that from the circular button in the top-right corner or by pressing Ctrl-Shift-A, as 9to5 Google notes. It’s a useful function that will help…

Amazon’s free news app on Fire TV now features local stations

Amazon is adding local coverage to its Fire TV news app. Starting today, Fire TV users can access live and on-demand news from local channels based in 12 cities across the US — New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, Hou…

Fitbit will replace some Sense smartwatches due to ECG problem

Fitbit is replacing several hundred units of its Sense smartwatch due to an issue with the electrocardiogram (ECG) feature. As first spotted in Fitbit’s forums by The Verge, some affected users said the company proactively contacted them about a repl…

HBO Max no longer offers one-week free trials

If you had hoped to see Wonder Woman 1984 for free by signing up for an HBO Max trial, you’ll need to make alternate plans. As of this week, the streaming service is no longer offering a free one-week signup period to new subscribers. The deve…

These gadgets are still available at Cyber Monday prices

Cyber Monday rounds out the biggest shopping weekend of the year. That means you still have today to finish your holiday shopping and score some innovative gadgets that are on sale. We’ve rounded up seven incredible deals that make fantastic presents…

Oscar Isaac will play Solid Snake in a ‘Metal Gear Solid’ movie

Some day in the future, you might very well see Oscar Isaac sneaking around in a cardboard box. The Star Wars actor is attached to play Solid Snake in a Metal Gear Solid movie.Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island and The Kings of Summer) is…